What data does K10 include in the phone home reports

This article shows the data that is included in phone home reports sent by a K10 installation to Kasten's phone home database

The data is divided into the following sections

  • Basic
  • Infrastructure
  • Run time data for billing purposes
  • Additional metrics
  • Profiles
  • Artifact metrics

The various fields in each section are listed below

Basic Data

    • Kasten Version
    • Customer Name
    • Cluster ID
    • Cluster Name
    • License ID
    • Email
    • Eula Company Name
    • License Type

Infrastructure Data

    • Cloud provider : Describes if K10 was installed in a cloud provider such as AWS/Azure or On-Premises
    • Kubernetes version
    • Kubelet version
    • Regions
    • Storage Provisioners
    • Node types
    • Node CPU Stats
    • Node Memory Stats

Run time for billing purposes

This data captures the amount of time K10 ran on non master nodes.

    • Value
    • Name
    • Start Time
    • End Time

Additional metrics

    • Actions
      1. Average duration, completed, failed, skipped, running.
    • Applications
      1. Total Apps Count
      2. Total Workload Count
      3. Deployment Count
      4. StatefulSet Count
      5. Total PVC Count
      6. CSI Provider Count
    • Catalog File Size
    • Policies
      1. Number of policies with one of these Action type: Backup, export, import, restore, disaster recovery.
      2. Number of policies where backup and export are chained
      3. Number of policies with status as success or failed


    • Number of profiles wih type : Export, Import, Infra, Kanister, Location Profiles
    • Number of profiles with status as Success or Failed

Artifact metrics

The following types of artifact metrics are collected:

      • Kanister
      • Snapshots
      • Specs
      • Total